General Information:
MATH 1131 covers the rst 5 chapters of the textbook. The main topics are: functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals.
All classes start in ACD 211.
Textbooks:
Required:
Calculus: Early Transcendentals, by
Briggs and Cochran
Homework Policy:
Homework is assigned every class and collected every Wednesday. They are
returned the following Monday with remarks and graded.
The total weight of the homework grades is
50 point of the total 400 course points.
Grading
Policy:
Homework: 50, Exam 1: 100, Exam 2: 100, Final Exam: 150.
Links To
Internet Resources:
Math
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Approximate schedule is below.
Please note: I am planning to cover most of the Chapters 15.
It is assumed that the students are familiar with the material of precalculus.
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Date  Chapter  Topic  Homework  
Week 1  Mon. 8/27  1.1,1.2  Review of Functions.Representing Functions  1.1 Exercises: 4,6,7,19,35,36,64 1.2 Exercises: 711,17,18,31,56 
Wed. 8/29  1.3,1.4  Inverse, Exponential, and Logarithm Functions. Trigonometric Functions and Their Inverses  1.3 Exercises: 8,10,19,20,35,36,38,67 1.4 Exercises: 16,17,22,30,31,35,36,57,83 

Week 2  Mon. 9/3  Labor Day. No classes  
Wed. 9/5  2.1, 2.2  The Idea of Limits. Definitions of Limits  2.1 Exercises: 7,12,13,17,22 2.2 Exercises: 7,10,11,18,21,30 

Week 3  Mon. 9/10  2.3, 2.4  Techniques for Computing Limits. Infinite Limits  2.3 Exercises: 6,12,19,20,23,30,39,40,62,74 2.4 Exercises: 9,12,16,18,20,23,24,39,44 
Wed. 9/12  2.5  Limits at Infinity  2.5 Exercises: 11,12,25,26,29,30,31,33,40,41,52,54  
Week 4  Mon. 9/17  2.6, 2.7  Continuity. Precise Definitions of Limits  2.6 Exercises 9,10,15,16,25,26,35,36,45,46,55 2.7: Exercises 9,12 
Wed. 9/19  3.1  Introducing the Derivative  3.1 Exercises: 11,12,23,24,29,33,41,47,65,66  
Week 5  Mon. 9/24  3.2, 3.3  Rules of Differentiation. The Product and Quotient Rules  3.2 Exercises 10,12,17,18,21,22,37,38 3.3: Exercises 7,8,17,18,19,20,31,32,49,50 
Wed. 9/26  3.4, 3.5  Derivatives of Trigonometric Functions. Derivatives as Rates of Change  3.4 Exercises 8,9,10,11,16,17,18,19,44,45 3.5: Exercises 12,17,18,24,32,35 

Week 6  Mon. 10/1  
Review for Exam 1  
Wed. 10/3  Exam 1  
Week 7  Mon. 10/8  3.6  The Chain Rule  3.6 Exercises: 8,9,10,11,17,18,19,20,21,22,37,38 
Wed. 10/10  3.7, 3.8  Implicit Differentiation. Derivatives of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions  3.7 Exercises 12,13,14,15,28,29,35,36 3.8: Exercises 10,11,39,40,47,48 

Week 8  Mon. 10/15  3.9, 3.10  Derivatives of Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Related Rates  3.9 Exercises 9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16 3.10: Exercises 13,17,23,40 
Wed. 10/17  4.1  Maxima and Minima  4.1 Exercises: 15,16,31,32,33,34,37,38,68  
Week 9  Mon. 10/22  4.2  What Derivatives Tell Us  4.2 Exercises: 11,12,29,30,33,34,57,58 
Wed. 10/24  4.3, 4.4  Graphing Functions. Optimization Problems  4.3 Exercises: 10,11,16,20,28,29 4.4 Exercises: 7,8,11,15 

Week 10  Mon. 10/29  Class Cancelled due to Hurricane  
Wed. 10/31  Class Cancelled due to Hurricane  
Week 11  Mon. 11/5  4.5,4.6  Linear Approximation and Differentials. Mean Value Theorem  4.5 Exercises: 9,10,11,12,19,20,21,22,26 4.6 Exercises: 7,8,1,7,18,23 
Wed. 11/7  4.7, 4.8  L'Hopital's Rule. Antiderivatives  4.7 Exercises: 15,16,19,20,27,28,31,32,42,44 4.8 Exercises: 11,12,13,16,19,20,33,34,35,36 

Week 12  Mon. 11/12  Review for Exam 2  
Wed. 11/14  Exam 2  
Week 13  Mon. 11/19  Thanksgiving recess.  
Wed. 11/21  Thanksgiving recess.  
Week 14  Mon. 11/26  5.1  Definite IntegralsApproximating Areas under Curves  5.1 Exercises: 15,16,17,18,27,28,32(a,d) 
Wed. 11/28  5.2, 5.3  Definite Integrals. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus  5.2 Exercises: 19,20,25,26,27,28,40 5.3 Exercises:25,26,27,28,31,32,33,34,51,53 

Week 15  Mon. 12/3  5.4, 5.5  Working with Integrals. Substitution Rule  5.4 Exercises: 7,8,9,10,19,20, 5.5 Exercises: 13,14,17,18,29,30,35,36 
Wed. 12/5  Review  
Week 16  Mon. 12/10  Final Exam, 2:30 4:30 p.m. 
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